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Every uniform service has badges, be it police, army, security or others. This is important to have an identification which can be easily read by the other people who comes in contact of these special task workers. They are chosen for some mission and their life's are always at risk. So, everything related to their uniform and identity should be marked properly. There are set quality standards for creating police badges, fire fighter's badges, security badges etc. None of them is same, their logos are specified and their colours and formats are also well defined. Sizes marked needs to be followed and their design can't be changed. The manufacturers have this responsibility to create a perfect police badge without any discrepancy. If the design is for a thin blue line or a red line, nothing can be changed, because then it might become some other company's logo. Markings are made very clear and so are the patterns. If ever there has to be any change, it is done through proper official procedure.
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DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers
Identification is required in almost every field these days, even in corporate there are these access cards, which are basically badges in a different format. But of course they are designed differently, in completely different format. In police badge, there is lot of fake supplies too. It is surprising but a fact which is known to the people who are into this business. Sometimes the genuine businessman suffers due to a bad business policy. In creating badges for your employees, the manufacturers have to follow the laws regarding police badges to prevent criminal charges.
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Designing police badge is an art which is a step-by-step procedure. It is time taking process and no single step can be missed while designing the badge. Let's find out the most significant steps that help make a perfect police badge.
Design a Police Badge: Police badges can be designed but in a procedural manner. Take a digital camera and take pictures and finally put it on your computer. Print your photo directly using a printer ribbon or otherwise get help of a photographer. Printing can be done on both side or on one side, manually or with specialty printing equipment that could print it automatically.
Select Your Size: A size needs to be decided which depends on the type of printing you would make in use. It is the printing equipment that decides the quality of your badges. Some qualified printers are Fargo, Zebra and Canon.
Now add the required details and if possible use some bar codes, which would make it more superior.